The role of horses in human life
It is difficult to overestimate the importance of horses in the development of human society over the past 5,000 years In human life, it played a more important role than…

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How to behave with a horse
It should firmly remember the rules of handling a horse. The main ones are: 1. Approach the horse can only be pre-hailing her, and only on the left. 2. It…

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Amazing horses
Devotion and mind of horses is legendary, and for good reason. So there is something in these animals that does not fit into the usual ideas. According to legend, the…

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Horse harness and armor

Images and finds indicate that the oldest method of bridling a horse was carried out with the help of a snaffle bit (German Trense).

The early medieval bridle (German Zaumung) is similar in shape to the bridle common in Vichy (Magdeburg district), only the composite bits (German Gebis) are much sharper and often coiled.

In this way, steppe horses, which in the V-VI centuries were brought to Europe from the far East by barbarian warriors, were bridled. The headband (him. Kopfgestell) with reins (him. Zugelriemen) were completely simple, from rawhide.

Horse Armor The noble army of Germany, England and France used only riotous stallions and it was considered a disgrace to mount a female horse. In the XIII century, to increase reliability, they began to make a double rein, in which some reins were tied with a bit, and others with a mouthpiece. Continue reading

The main senses of the horse
Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal…

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How to behave with a horse
It should firmly remember the rules of handling a horse. The main ones are: 1. Approach the horse can only be pre-hailing her, and only on the left. 2. It…

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About evil horses
The evil horse is actually an exception in stables where horses are treated correctly and tenderly-an exception is quite rare. The vast majority of horses are made evil and acquire…

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Taming the horse
Taming the horse Conflicting theories exist regarding the time and place of initial domestication. The earliest evidence of horse domestication comes from Central Asia around 4500 BC. Archaeological evidence provided…

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